Government

Open source technologies, communities, and methodologies are playing an increasingly important role in international governments and policy-making.

Going behind the scenes at Data.gov

Jeanne Holm is the lead for communications, collaboration, and outreach for the Data.gov project. In this interview, she shares with me how this...Read more

5 great apps backed with open data

These 5 applications are examples of the kind of apps, visualizations, and analyses that are created from working with developers, educators, and...Read more

Linux certification, governments on open design principles, and more

Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 30 - September 5, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at...Read more

Can this free software company secure the future of Linux for the city of Munich?

Kolab fixes groupware problem, secures future of Linux for city of Munich. Will they stay the course?Read more

Three key takeaways from the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival

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Three things learned at the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival on the state of open data and open access.Read more

4 things you didn't know about civic crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is everywhere. People are using it to fund watches, comic books, even famous film directors are doing it. In what is now a $6 billion...Read more

Linux Foundation offers new certification, Mesos comes to Google, and more

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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we share news on virtual certifications from the Linux Foundation, Mesosphere partnering with...Read more

U.S. Digital Services and Playbook: "Default to Open"

Mark Bohannon gives an overview of some new open initiatives by the U.S. federal government, including the Digital Services Playbook and the U.S...Read more